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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Sociolinguistics
This conference brings together researchers of communication in institutional elderly care. Its aim is to get a better idea of the communicative properties of caring facilities and to discuss differences and similarities in cross-cultural comparison.
1 October (Thu)
9:45-10:00 Welcoming Remarks
Session 1: Case Studies (Chair: Florian Coulmas)
10:00-10:45 Trine Heinemann: ''Communication between Home Helpers and Elderly Citizens in Denmark''
10:45-11:30 Margaret Maclagan and Annabel Grant: ''Care of People with Alzheimer's Disease in New Zealand''
11:30-12:15 Boyd H. Davis and Mary K. Smith: ''Dementia Care Communication in Residential Facilities: Intersections of Training and Research''